Call for Nominations

2017 Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section
Outstanding Research in Accounting Education Award

To encourage and recognize excellence in accounting education research, the Teaching Learning & Curriculum (TLC) Section seeks nominations (including self-nominations) for the 2017 TLC Research in Accounting Education Award. Any research article in the field of accounting education published in 2016 is eligible for the award. At least one of the authors of a nominated article must be a TLC member.

The TLC Awards Committee, appointed by the Chair of the Teaching and Curriculum Section, will evaluate nominated articles. The award carries a plaque, letter of commendation, and monetary stipend and will be presented during the TLC Section's business meeting in San Diego, CA in August 2017.

Nomination Procedure
The nomination should include the full bibliographic citation for the article and a brief note to indicate why you believe the article should be selected for the 2016 Outstanding Research in Accounting Education Award. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Tracy Manly at Tracy-manly@utulsa.edu or 918-631-3992. Nominations may be made by both members and non-members of the TLC Section. However, at least one of the nominated authors must be a TLC member.

Nominations will be accepted through April 1, 2017. Send your nominations to Tracy Manly, University of Tulsa, at Tracy-manly@utulsa.edu.

Members of the Awards Committee are:

Markus Ahrens, St. Louis Community College - Meramec
David Stout, Youngstown State University
Susan M. Curtis, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Mark A. Holtzblatt, Cleveland State University
Bambi Hora, University of Central Oklahoma
Sara Kern, Gonzaga University
Tracy Manly, University of Tulsa
Carol Yacht, Author, McGraw-Hill/Irwin

2017 Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section
Outstanding Instructional Contribution Award

To encourage and recognize excellence in the development of original instructional materials, the Teaching Learning & Curriculum (TLC) Section seeks nominations (including self-nominations) for the 2016 Outstanding Instructional Contribution. Original material in the field of accounting published in 2016 in a refereed journal is eligible for the award. At least one of the authors of a nominated publication must be a TLC member.

The TLC Awards Committee, appointed by the Chair of the Teaching and Curriculum Section, will evaluate nominated publications. The award carries a plaque, letter of commendation, and monetary stipend and will be presented during the TLC Section's business meeting in San Diego, CA in August 2017.

Nomination Procedure
The nomination should include the full bibliographic citation for the article and a brief note to indicate why you believe the publication should be selected for the 2017 Outstanding Instructional Contribution Award. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Tracy Manly at Tracy-manly@utulsa.edu or 918-631-3992.

Nominations may be made by both members and non-members of the TLC Section. However, at least one of the nominated authors must be a TLC member.

Nominations will be accepted through April 1, 2017. Send your nominations to Tracy Manly, University of Tulsa, at Tracy-manly@utulsa.edu.

Members of the Awards Committee are:

Markus Ahrens, St. Louis Community College - Meramec
David Stout, Youngstown State University
Susan M. Curtis, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Mark A. Holtzblatt, Cleveland State University
Bambi Hora, University of Central Oklahoma
Sara Kern, Gonzaga University
Tracy Manly, University of Tulsa
Carol Yacht, Author, McGraw-Hill/Irwin

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2017 Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Hall of Honor Award

The purpose of the Teaching, Learning & Curriculum (TLC) Section’s Hall of Honor Award is to recognize a TLC member who has provided outstanding service to the section for an extended period of time. To be eligible, one must have been a TLC member for at least 8 years when nominated. The person must have a record of distinguished service as a TLC committee member and served as a Chair of at least one TLC committee as well as an officer or director.

The following information will be helpful to the Awards Committee when evaluating a nominee:

  • Evaluations of the nominee’s committee service by chairpersons of committees on which the nominee has served. The evaluations may be solicited if necessary.
  • Evaluations provided by TLC members who have served on at least one TLC committee chaired by the nominee. The evaluations may be solicited if necessary.
  • Other information that the nominator feels will help in evaluating the nominee’s TLC service such as a resume or vita.

The Awards Committee will secure the nominee’s TLC service record. The award carries a plaque and monetary stipend and will be presented during the TLC Section’s business meeting in San Diego, CA in August 2017. Nomination procedures are as follows: the nomination must be made by a TLC member; there is no standard nomination form; and the written nomination should include a statement of support and any relevant documentation as to why the nominee deserves the award.

Nominations will be accepted through April 1, 2017. Send your nominations Tracy Manly, University of Tulsa, at Tracy-manly@utulsa.edu. Any questions may be sent through the preceding email address or by calling Tracy at (918) 631-3992.

Members of the Hall of Honor Awards Committee are:

Markus Ahrens, St. Louis Community College - Meramec
David Stout, Youngstown State Univeristy
Susan M. Curtis, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Mark A. Holtzblatt, Cleveland State University
Bambi Hora, University of Central Oklahoma
Sara Kern, Gonzaga University
Tracy Manly, University of Tulsa
Carol Yacht, Author, McGraw-Hill/Irwin

Letter from the President


Dear TLC Section Members

First, I would like to thank Natalie Churyk for her service as TLC President these past two years. Natalie loves this organization and she has increased member involvement and encouraged participation by TLC members in the Annual Meeting during her tenure. Thank you, Natalie! I would also like to thank the TLC Committees on research and teaching who represented us well in the annual meeting program. These Committees will continue brainstorming new ideas or following through with previous ideas for next year’s program.

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